[Linux-kernel-mentees] [RFC PATCH 02/35] ssb: Change PCIBIOS_SUCCESSFUL to 0

Saheed Bolarinwa refactormyself at gmail.com
Mon Jul 13 19:13:05 UTC 2020

Hello Larry,

On 7/13/20 7:16 PM, Larry Finger wrote:
> On 7/13/20 7:22 AM, Saheed O. Bolarinwa wrote:
>> In reference to the PCI spec (Chapter 2), PCIBIOS* is an x86 concept.
>> Their scope should be limited within arch/x86.
>> Change all PCIBIOS_SUCCESSFUL to 0
>> Signed-off-by: "Saheed O. Bolarinwa" <refactormyself at gmail.com>
> Could you please tell me what difference this makes? It looks like 
> source churn rather than a substantive change. The symbol is defined 
> in pci.h and is used in many architures. Certainly, PCIBIOS_SUCCESSFUL 
> indicates success even more clearly than 0 does.
It is a trivial first step towards a probably significant task. I 
explained in the Cover Letter, I can see it didn't get through but I Cc 
linux-wireless (properly this time). Probably, too many addresses.

I have resent it. It is here 

> Why is your name inside quotes in your s-o-b?
To keep me company before I get to know my way within the kernel.

I saw people with >2 names do it, so I did! Please let me know if it is odd.

Thank you.

- Saheed

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